The operation/maintenance and capital upgrades to both the sanitary sewage collection and treatment system, as well as the water treatment and distribution system are financed through the applicable user rates. Municipal tax dollars do not finance these services.
The following water and wastewater rates are for services provided within the Municipality of Central Elgin.
Water Rates (effective January 1, 2016)
Monthly Charge $17.19
Consumption Charge (per cubic metre of water consumed) $2.68
Wastewater Rates (effective January 1, 2016)
Monthly Charge $19.06
Consumption Charge (per cubic metre of water consumed) $2.32
Central Elgin's water and wastewater rates are supported by needs and rate studies which factor in lifecycle infrastructure replacement costs, ensuring that Central Elgin's water and wastewater infrastructure is sustainable. For further information on these studies and other strategic initiatives, click here.
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